Grossmont College is committed to helping students achieve their educational and career objectives. Here are the simple steps to become a Griffin. Complete these activities as early as possible to receive priority registration and achieve your goals sooner!
CCCMyPath and GC Application
1. Create a CCCMyPath account or login to your existing account
2. Follow Steps Cards located at the top of the CCCMyPath page.
3. Complete ‘New Application’ on CCCApply
4. Wait 24-48 hours for your account to be established.
Please allow 24-48 hours to receive a Grossmont College ID No.
If you need assistance contact: firstname.lastname@example.org OR visit the Virtual Welcome Center.
The application is free! Before you register for classes, you must fill out an online application to the college. Grossmont College uses CCCApply to provide students with a quick, easy, and a secure way to apply to the college.
By applying early, you will increase your chances to complete the requirements necessary for priority registration.
You will receive an email confirmation when your application is processed. It is recommended you also apply for Financial Aid. Visit the online FAFSA Application and use Federal School Code: 001208
Due to COVID-19 we are suspending in-person campus tours. However you can still explore Grossmont College virtually by clicking on the link below!
The Grossmont-Cuyamaca College Promise provides two-years of tuition at Grossmont or Cuyamaca College for first-time students who are attending college full-time. With the Promise, students have access to college, even those who never thought higher education was possible.
As a first-time College student, you’ll need to take these steps to receive the Grossmont- Cuyamaca College Promise:
All students should complete our online orientation that provides students with information on the programs offered at the college, students support services available, how to register for classes, and additional important information for students.
Once you complete your application and your application has been processed (usually within 1-2 business days), you should be able to login to Self-Service.
The steps students take in career exploration can help guide in making positive, well-informed education and career decisions. Your career journey begins with exploring your interests and figuring out how those line up with a major and career interest.
Understanding what careers are available and what the job market looks like can help you make decisions about major and career goals.
We recommend you to start exploring through Career Coach as you can:
The State of California has passed a new law (AB705) which provides students access to complete transfer level courses in English and math in one year. High school GPA will be the primary factor in determining placement. Please access the online guided self-placement questionnaire by following the directions listed below:
The questionnaire will determine if English language learners will need to take the ESL Guided Self Placement.
If an AP exam has been passed with a score of 3 or higher in the following classes: English Language and Composition, English Literature and Composition, Calculus AB or BC, or Statistics, students can submit the appropriate documentation through the prerequisite clearance online form for possible English and math placement.
If an English or math class has been completed from another college or university within the United States, students can submit the appropriate documentation through the prerequisite clearance online form for possible English and math placement.
You can also visit the Counseling Center to request English/Math placement using unofficial transcripts from another college. The Counseling Center is located in Building 10.
* Official transcripts from other colleges and universities must be submitted to Admissions and Records at Grossmont College.
This is a 1- or 2-semester plan that will help you register for appropriate classes. You can complete this step in two different ways:
How to Register using Self-Service
Please include your Student ID Number in your email/voicemail. You will receive a
response in 1-3 business days, Monday - Friday.
Grossmont College has financial aid available to help you with the cost of fees, books and supplies, food, housing, transportation and childcare.
*If you need assistance in completing a FAFSA or California Dream Act Application, feel free to attend a financial aid workshop or email email@example.com.
You will receive an email indicating your registration date and time: in April for
Summer, and Fall and November for Spring. Search the online class schedule. Check course prerequisites to make sure you are cleared ahead of time. Login into
Self-Service to view registration date and registering for your classes.
Once you have your AEP- Abbreviated Educational Plan developed by a counselor, make certain to register and pay for your classes as soon as possible. Students will need to log into Self-Service to register and pay for your classes.
Note: Registration is not complete until your tuition and fees are paid. You can pay your fees via Self-Service or on campus at the Cashier office. Make sure to pay so you do not get dropped from your classes.
The Grossmont-Cuyamaca Community College District will provide opportunities for students to enroll in courses at Grossmont College or Cuyamaca College while they are enrolled in high school. Permission from the high school administrator and parental approval must be obtained prior to registration.
High School Students
To be eligible for concurrent enrollment, students:
Prospective students who do not meet all these criteria will not be accepted for college admission. An appeal process is available through the Admissions and Records Office at Grossmont College.
High School Students
High School Students
Plan Ahead. Students should begin the process for special admit enrollment at least
one month before the semester or session of attendance. To enroll at the college,
follow these procedures:
High School Students
High School Students
Attend class. You must be present for the first class meeting or the instructor may drop you. In addition, the instructor may drop you for excessive absences. However, it is always the students responsibility to drop the course before the published deadline date if you no longer plan to attend.
High School Students
If you wish to continue your concurrent enrollment into the next college semester,
you may complete a new High School/College Credit Enrollment Authorization form. A new Application for Admission is not required.
Courses taken for college credit may be used to meet high school graduation requirements. An official college transcript should be requested by the student and sent to the high school for graduation evaluation.
Spring semester classes typically end in early June; therefore, grades may not be available until mid-June. Please consider this fact when making plans for high school graduation.
After high school graduation: If you have been enrolled in the HS/CC program, you are eligible to continue your enrollment at Grossmont College. Please notify the Admissions and Records Office of your graduation so that your records can be updated.
It's free to apply to Grossmont College.
Complete the Online Application for International Students.
You must complete the area labeled "Major Code" with the area of study you would most like to study. The major needs to be one of the listed Grossmont College majors. Later, if you wish, you may change your major. If you leave this space blank, we will automatically enter a "General Studies" major.
The online application AND all documents are required by the deadline. Documents may be sent by email to International Admissions at firstname.lastname@example.org as attachments. If you are applying from your home country, you should submit the six documents below for admission. Transfer students should submit all eight documents. After all documents are received, a SEVIS I-20 will be issued.
Note: All students must attend an international student orientation. Failure to attend the FULL orientation program will result in a cancellation of your admission.
Note: In person orientations are subject to change and may be limited due to the impacts of COVID-19. Grossmont College will be following the guidelines set by the CDC, California Public Health and County of San Diego health regulations.
View International Student Orientation details.
Students must demonstrate English proficiency through one of the following:
American Collegiate English (ACE) at Grossmont
Recommendation from the program
American Language Institute (ALI) at SDSU
Level EAP 105
Connect English San Diego
College Eligibility Test (CET) minimum score of 62
Converse International School of Languages
Level 6 (High Intermediate)
College of English Language (CEL)
Level 4 (Upper Intermediate)
ELS Language Centers
Level 5 (Upper Intermediate)
English Language Institute (ELI) at UCSD Extension
Language Studies International (LSI)
Q International School
Mid-Advance or High Advanced level with 3.0 GPA and above
Stafford House International
Upper Intermediate Level 5 of Level B2,
Submit official diploma or certificate from High School / secondary school and/or transcripts from any college/universities you have attended. The documents do not need to be translated.
Submit Sponsor Certification form, signed by your sponsor. This form indicates that the person who signs the form is willing and financially able to support you as an International Student for the duration of your studies at Grossmont College.
Submit proof of financial support demonstrating that you or your sponsor can meet
the minimum estimated tuition and living expenses.
It is estimated that you will need a minimum of $32,194 per year. This proof must be your sponsor's bank statement or letter (original document) from their financial institution with the required amount $32,194 in U.S. dollars. This letter must be written in English and have a U.S. dollar amount on it. (Fees are subject to change.)
*Estimated annual expenses
Tuition and fees: $8,444
Living Expenses: $23,750
Total Expenses: $32,194
Submit a copy of the photo ID and expiration date page(s) of your valid passport.
FOR TRANSFER STUDENTS ONLY: Submit a copy of your F-1 visa and I-94 print-out (You may retrieve your number from I-94 Official Website) and the I-20 from your current or most recent school.
FOR TRANSFER STUDENTS ONLY: Submit International Student Transfer Form if you are attending another U.S. institution. This form needs to be filled out by your CURRENT school's International Student DSO, Advisor, or Specialist and must show your last date of attendance.
We will not be able to issue an I-20 without this form.
MANDATORY ORIENTATION: All students are required to attend an international student orientation program. Students should attend the earliest possible orientation for better class selection.
Failure to attend orientation will result in cancellation of your admission to Grossmont College. An Orientation Reservation Form will be emailed upon acceptance to Grossmont College.
ARRIVAL IN THE U.S.: Once a student has been accepted and has obtained an F-1 visa, the student may enter
the U.S. up to 30 days prior to the program start date on the I-20.
It is advised that the student arrive 4 weeks before the first day of semester classes in order to attend the orientation program and locate housing. It is your responsibility to make flight arrangements which will enable you to attend orientation.
If you are transferring to Grossmont College from another institution, apply online like all students. Then have your official transcripts sent to us in a sealed envelope.
Grossmont College only accepts official transcripts for evaluations, graduation, academic renewal, and course repetition. Official transcripts could be received electronically or hand delivered in a sealed envelope.
Only colleges/universities may submit electronic transcripts. If you are delivering in person, they must be in an official, sealed envelope.
Admissions & Records
Building 10 – Student Services & Administration
Transcripts (educational credentials) issued in foreign countries from non-American institutions and those in language other than English require special handling. Each foreign transcript must be translated into English and submitted to an approved agency.
Beginning July 2017, Grossmont College accepts the evaluations of foreign transcripts from only those agencies that are current members of NACES (National Association of Credential Evaluations Services). For a current list of agencies visit: www.naces.org.
The following is the Dream Act Student Checklist for undocumented students:
Be sure to ask about Student Service Programs and campus based scholarships (must meet eligibility requirements):